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Activity Session Volunteer

Assisting and Supporting experienced session Youth Worker. The project starts from the 14th Feb, every Friday between 5.00pm to 8.00pm.

The main role will be:-
1. Actively participate in all activities.
2. Engage fully with the Young People, either in a group setting or on a one on one basis
3.Collate information for evaluation and monitoring purposes.
4. Help with devising games, puzzles etc
5. Facilitate and coordinate interactive discussions

Adequate training will be given.

About Open Heavens Edinburgh

OHE is a multicultural Church situated in Wester Hailes. One of our main objectives is to work closely with local Churches and Charities to identify and meet the needs of people in Wester Hailes and the surrounding areas. From the 8th February we will be starting a Youth Club where Youngsters between the ages of 14 to 25 can meet in a safe environment to develop their interpersonal skills, through interactive talk sessions, games and activities. In addition to that we will be offering digital skills courses. If you have experience in Youth Work or enjoy volunteering then contact Anita on 07748159478 or for more information.

Experience Required

Good interpersonal skills Able to communicate effectively

Training Details

The indcution/Training will involve 1. The volunteer filling in a questionnaire 2. An informal chat to discuss gaps and how it is addressed 3. Run through all policies in place 4. Shadow the project lead for a session to get an understanding of how the project is run.

Flexibility & Commitment

Short Term Volunteering (3 months or less);Flexible

3 hours a week for 3 months

Location/Travel Details

75/75a Harvester's Way Edinburgh EH14 3JH Buses:- 3,30,33,21,18 and 400 Train:- Wester Hailes


A form will be given to be filled in, once the form has been returned and all receipts paid, the money will be reimbursed into a nominated back account.

Accessibility Details

  • Disabled parking
  • Happy to have a conversation about volunteer’s needs